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August 16, 1941

Medical News

JAMA. 1941;117(7):544-547. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820330048014

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CALIFORNIA 

Human Case of Plague.—  A fatal human case of plague has been reported in Siskiyou County, with onset on June 14 and death on June 26. The disease was reported in a 10 year old boy residing near Montague. The diagnosis was confirmed bacteriologically. According to Public Health Reports, July 4, the source of the infection has not been determined, but it is believed to have been ground squirrels.

COLORADO 

Personal.—  Dr. George W. Miel, for forty-seven years a member of the staff of St. Anthony's Hospital, Denver, was honored at a banquet and celebration in the nurses' home at the hospital recently in recognition of his long service.

State Furnishes Sulfathiazole for Gonorrhea.—  The division of venereal disease control of the state department of health has made available to all physicians in the state free drugs for the treatment of medically needy patients infected with gonorrhea. Sulfathiazole will

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